Panthers LB Bruce Irvin Rips Baker Mayfield For ‘Dry Snitching’ On Myles Garrett On National TV

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Baker Mayfield had three options after witnessing teammate Myles Garrett nearly decapitate Mason Rudolph with his own helmet in the waning seconds of the Browns 21-7 win over the Steelers on Thursday night.

1.) Feign Ignorance: “You know I didn’t really see what went on, I’ll have to look at the tape later.”

2.) Ride or Die: “There’s a reason Myles Garrett was the first overall pick in 2017 and has 10 sacks this season. He plays with reckless abandonment. Rudolph was probably talking shit. But my guys are my guys. It was a good team win tonight.

3.) Call Myles on his Selfish Bullshit:

It’s hard to stand in front of a microphone and defend your teammate after he delivered a hearty service of CTE to an outmatched opponent when you already had the game in the bag. Baker chose to call him out, and maybe Garrett thanking the “guys who had his back” was a subtle dig at his quarterback.

One guy who believes Garrett has every right to be livid with Mayfield is Carolina Panthers linebacker Bruce Irvin.

DRY SNITCHING: indirectly telling secrets or offenses to a person of authority or any person meant to be kept away from a secret or offense, sometimes inadvertently.

Yeaaaah, but not many quarterbacks have been faced with supporting attempted murder on national TV either.

My favorite Twitter faction has become the people who have decided to direct their anger at Baker Mayfield, the guy who was standing on the sidelines.

What were you thinking, Baker?! It’s almost as if you got your head caved in by your own swinging helmet. Be better!

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